Ten years ago today,
Barry Bonds hit the 756th home run of his career. For a decade now, a known steroid user has owned arguably the most hallowed record in American sports. Incredibly, the world has continued to spin.
The moralists mew. The apologists excuse. Everyone else comes to that blissful place that recognizes an uneven playing field is not right but so-called performance-enhancing drugs are, in many cases, no more advantageous for a player than substances deemed legal by the sport. These days, PEDs are just another quarter in the outrage machine. Pop it in, turn the knob, manufacture hypocrisy so strong it might as well be on a cycle of
Right or wrong, one segment of the population is slowly but surely turning on the matter. More than half the Hall of Fame voters...Read details...
If current MLB players were on the Hall of Fame ballot, here's who Jeff Passan picks.
So I guess Pujols, Adrian Beltre, C.C. Sabathia, Carlos Beltran, and a lot of others aren't good enough? But please tell me how people who have had 3 good years are HOF worthy. These guys could end up being terrible
Did anyone actually read the article? This is the best Passan article I've read because he actually focuses on other players than Mike Trout.
But Nolan Arenado who will go down as the best defensive third baseman of all time and is one of the top 5 hitters in baseball doesn't make the list?
Have 3 homers, Manny Machado. While you're at it, make the 3rd a walk-off grand slam.
ICYMI: Joey Votto is better at the shift than you.
The first player to ever homer off Aroldis Chapman at Yankee Stadium?
Rookie Rafael Devers.